Recipes and Cooking Cranberry-Maple Oatmeal with Pears 3.4 (5) Add your rating & review By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on February 17, 2012 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Prep Time: 15 mins Slow Cook Time: 6 hrs Total Time: 6 hrs 15 mins Servings: 8 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 4 ¾ cup water 1 ½ cup steel-cut oats ⅓ cup pure maple syrup ⅓ cup golden raisins ⅓ cup dried cranberries ⅓ cup chopped dried pears 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon or Chinese five-spice powder 1 teaspoon vanilla ½ teaspoon salt Milk (optional) Directions Lightly coat the inside of a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In prepared slow cooker combine the water, oats, syrup, raisins, cranberries, pears, cinnamon, vanilla, and salt. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 7 hours. If desired, serve with milk. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 198 Calories 2g Fat 44g Carbs 5g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 198 % Daily Value * Total Fat 2g 3% Sodium 152mg 7% Total Carbohydrate 44g 16% Total Sugars 20g Protein 5g Vitamin C 0.6mg 3% Calcium 40.4mg 3% Iron 1.8mg 10% Potassium 124mg 3% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.